Four Qassam Rockets Fired at Israel, Causing Damage but No Injuries

Rocket lands on territory of kibbutz, damaging health clinic; two rockets fired toward Ashkelon.

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday fired four Qassam rockets at Israel.

One of the rockets landed near on land belonging to a western Negev kibbutz, causing damage to the local health clinic and adjoining houses. Nobody was wounded in the incident.

A second rocket landed in an open field near the kibbutz.

Earlier Tuesday, militants launched two other rockets toward the southern city of Ashkelon. One of the rockets was fired from the northern Gaza Strip and landed in an open field outside of the city. It was unclear where the fourth rocket landed.

Both of the rockets fired at Ashkelon caused damages but no injuries.

The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the rockets and said they had been fired in response to the excavations Israel is carrying out near the Mughrabi Gate, on Temple Mount.